This 50 car cut has descended the 3% portion of the Luscar Industrial Spur. The train crossed Luscar Creek at the bottom of the grade and is now climbing a short 1.5% grade to a connection with t... (more)
My first visit to Tehachapi Pass was all I could have hoped for: Nonstop traffic and crystal clear skies all day! Late on the evening of the summer solstice, a northbound Z train is descending thr... (more)
65V is crossing Shermans Creek along the Susquehanna River.
CN 2926 lead CN 121
Bran-New CN2973 loads coal at Teck's Luscar Load-out. CN was one of the last major railroads to receive AC locomotives. The big motors are perfect for the 1-3% grades of the Luscar Industrial Lea... (more)
Notch Hill, BC once presented a mighty challenge to westbound bulk trains on CP Rail's mainline. The 1.8% grade required helpers and was a hectic bottleneck. The new line eliminated the use of he... (more)
Norfolk Southern's Lehigh Valley Heritage unit transitions onto it's neighbor's railroad, The CNJ as it passes by the old CNJ tower in Phillipsburg, NJ
On the left, NS U48 works upgrade out of Appalachia with an empty Duke Power train in tow as they continue toward Norton on the former Interstate Main. On the right, U57 has just completed loadin... (more)
UP mixed freight heading southbound into the Willamette Valley.
A westbound freight train lugs along highway 30 between Clarence and Lowden. Here the train passes a nice collection of old farm tractors. Only 1 unit is running on this large consist, railroading... (more)
Pan of NS 8064 at the Cross Creek Trestle its quiet small and hidden behind the highway gaurdrail.
NS 8064 and trailing unit NS 1068 Erie Heritage unit crosses State Hwy 78 on a mine run to Pigeon Creek processing.
Norfolk and Western and a magnificent sunset on the Pittsburgh line.
In the late afternoon hours of the day, Uncle Pete's ZG2OA hustles around the edge of the San Pablo Bay, trying its hardest to mimic a Santa Fe Super Z with the trailers up front.
CN 450 heads south at Mile 216.92 Newmarket Sub just south of North Bay